CutePDF is a free software for Windows that can convert PDF documents easily and without any fuss. Since PDF is the standard form used for distributing documents online, having a creator will definitely come in handy. This is the free version of the commercial edition, but it’s got enough features to suit most users.
KeepNote is a note taking app developed by Matt Rasmussen that you can use on different platforms including Windows, Mac and Linux. With this application, you can prepare to-do lists, set up paper outlines and make journal entries. However, there’s a lot more you can do with this free application.